September 17, 2014

Social Entrepreneurship, Community Lawyering & Dispute Resolution

By Art Hinshaw

Karen Tokarz (Washington U. – St.Louis) shares information about Wash U’s annual ADR scholarship roundtable, this year entitled Social Entrepreneurship, Community Lawyering & Dispute Resolution.  The lineup looks strong and, as a past participant in this event, my biased view … Continue reading

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August 26, 2014

Aspiring Law Professors Conference – Sept. 27th

By Art Hinshaw

On Saturday Sept. 27th the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University will be hosting the 6th Annual Aspiring Law Professors Conference.  The conference is valuable for anyone considering a career as a law professor, but it … Continue reading

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July 25, 2014

Call for Papers – Elder Dispute Resolution

By Art Hinshaw

Lisa Blomgren Amsler (Indiana) sends alog this call for papers from Conflict Resolution Quarterly. ———————- Conflict Resolution Quarterly publishes scholarship on relationships between theory, research, and practice in the conflict management and dispute resolution fields to promote more effective professional … Continue reading

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March 18, 2014

Nussbaum – Lessons on Language: Ken Cloke’s Dance of Opposites

By Art Hinshaw

Lydia Nussbaum (UNLV) sends this report from Ken Cloke’s recent visit to UNLV’s Saltman Center. ————————— The Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution and the UNLV Boyd School of Law had the pleasure of hosting Ken Cloke on March 3.  He … Continue reading

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March 5, 2014

Carrel: Reflections on Restorative Justice in the Gutierrez case

By Art Hinshaw

FOI Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) sends this reflection on the recent events in the case of Jewlyes Gutierrez. —————————- This past week, Jewlyes Gutierrez, a transgender teen who was charged with misdemeanor battery after getting into a fight with three other … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014

Highlights of the Northern California ADR Faculty Conference

By Art Hinshaw

Sheila Purcell (Hastings) provides this synopsis of the Northern California ADR Faculty Conference which Hastings hosted on February 1st.  Sounds like it was a fantastic event. On February 1, 2014  the UC Hastings Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution and … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013

Mandela – A Titan Remembered

By Art Hinshaw

With the death of Nelson Mandela, without doubt the most significant political leader in my lifetime, lots has been written about his impact not only on South Africa but also on the world.  And plenty is still to be written.  … Continue reading

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December 2, 2013

Director – US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, a programmatic arm of the Udall Foundation

By Art Hinshaw

The Morris and Stewart Udall Foundation, a federally funded foundation located in Tucson, Az., has an opening for the Director of the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution.  You can see the full ad here, and learn more about the … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013

Work in Progress – Processes for Advancing Scholarly Writing

By Art Hinshaw

Jill gave a report from the WIP Conference at Cardozo over the weekend, and Cardozo’s Lela Love – who is as gracious a host as you can find – was kind enough to send along her thoughts about the conference … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013

RFP – New Directions in Global Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

By Art Hinshaw

From Karen Tokarz (Wash U) – hot off the list serv ————————————– Dear Friends – Washington University Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Program will host a scholarship roundtable Friday, November 15, 2013, focused on “New Directions in Global Negotiation & Dispute … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013

5th Annual Aspiring Law Professors Conference

By Art Hinshaw

ASU will be hosting the 5th annual Aspiring Law Professors Conference on Saturday September 28, 2013.  For anyone going onto the market this year and anyone thinking about taking the plunge into the legal academy, its well worth the time.  The conference … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013

Request for Proposals – 2014 AALS Clinical Conference, April 27-30, Chicago

By Art Hinshaw

The RFP for the Clinical Conference just hit the newsstands.  This year’s theme is “becoming a better clinician” and will be explored along three tracks – learning theory and pedagogy, law school curricular reform, and community engagement and mindfulness.  Proposals … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013

Procedural Justice in Judicial Settlement Conferences

By Art Hinshaw

ADR law prof favorites Nancy Welsh (Penn State), Donna Stienstra (Federal Judicial Center), and Bobbi McAdoo (Hamline) have recently put a most interesting book chapter, The Application of Procedural Justice Research to Judicial Actions and Techniques in Settlement Sessions, up on SSRN (available … Continue reading

June 27, 2013

Request for Proposals for the ABA DR Section Spring Conference

By Art Hinshaw

It seems so early for this announcement, but it is upon us.  The ABA Section on Dispute Resolution is seeking proposals for the 2014 conference in Miami.  The call is below and the conference proposal web page can be accessed here. … Continue reading

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May 21, 2013

Call for Papers – Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field

By Art Hinshaw

From Jean Sternlight via the list serv. ————————- University of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 UNLV William … Continue reading

April 15, 2013

Congratulations to Faulkner University – National Champs !!

By Art Hinshaw

At the ABA Dispute Resolution Section meetings in Chicago the national rounds of the Representation in Mediation Competition were held.  As always, we were very impressed with the competitors, especially the team from Faulkner University’s Thomas Jones Goode School of … Continue reading

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April 3, 2013

Rick Bales named Dean at Ohio Northern’s Law School

By Jill Gross

Following closely on the heels of Quinnipiac’s very wise decision to name ADR Law Prof Jen Brown the next Dean of its law school, Ohio Northern University announced it appointed Richard Bales, currently at Northern Kentucky Chase College of Law, … Continue reading

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March 18, 2013

Lisa Bingham and Terry Amsler Update

By Art Hinshaw

As regular readers of this blog will know, our friends Lisa Bingham and Terry Amsler were in a serious accident in London resulting in their hospitalization.   Naturally the people at the Indiana University have the most up to date information on their respective conditions, and … Continue reading

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March 12, 2013

US News Law School Dispute Resolution Program Rankings (updated)

By Art Hinshaw

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the USNews rankings came out today.  Here’s the rankings of law school dispute resolution programs. Pepperdine Harvard Missouri Hamline Ohio State Yeshiva (Cardozo) Oregon Marquette UC Hastings Willamette UNLV 14 schools were ranked, and once … Continue reading

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March 5, 2013

“Mediation Specialist” and Jail Contraband

By Art Hinshaw

According to one of the Valley’s leading news sources, a “mediation specialist” has been accused of taking contraband into the Maricopa County Jail.  The story is here and a after a quick read you’ll realize that this is a simple … Continue reading

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February 12, 2013

ADR Clinicians Wanted – Working Group Leaders at the AALS Clinical Conference

By Art Hinshaw

The message below is from Alan Kirtley (U of Washington), the current Chair of AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education.  Not surprisingly he is heavily involved in this year’s AALS Clinical Conference.  More info about the conference is here, so I’ve taken the liberty … Continue reading

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Michael Moffitt Profiled in the New York Times

By Art Hinshaw

Ok, maybe profiled is the wrong word, but at least our Indisputably colleague is quoted in the most recent NYT article on the difficulties facing legal education and the Task Force on the Future of Legal Education.  You can read the … Continue reading

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February 7, 2013

Riskin to Receive ABA DR Section Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work

By Art Hinshaw

When the ABA DR Section created the Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work, I wondered how long it would take before Len Riskin (Florida) received it.  And now he will, the 3rd time it’s been awarded (announcement below).  The award is well deserved not … Continue reading

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February 4, 2013

CPR Awards Announced !!

By Art Hinshaw

On January 17th, CPR presented its 30th Annual ADR Awards at a ceremony at the Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California.    The press release is available here, and in case you’re not familiar with the awards, they have … Continue reading

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January 2, 2013

Rethinking Tit-for-Tat

By Art Hinshaw

Many of us use a version of the prisoner’s dilemma game as part of our negotiation courses.  In the game, participants have the choice of cooperating with others to get a minimal reward, or they can increase their winnings by … Continue reading

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